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- n. A recently married man, especially one who has long held out against marriage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See benedict.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor)
From the character in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. (Wiktionary)